A new wave of legislation against offshore drilling

By | Kelsey Lamp
Protect Our Oceans, Associate

Earlier this month, a group of legislators from both coasts signed onto a wave of eight bills in Congress aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan.

Environment Oregon has launched a campaign on Kickstarter to raise money to self-publish “Myrtle the Turtle,” our children’s book about a young, adventurous sea turtle in the Pacific Ocean who mistakes a plastic bag for a jellyfish, and realizes she needs your help to keep her ocean home safe and beautiful.

Ten tips for reducing holiday waste

By | Celeste Meiffren-Swango
State Director

With the holiday shopping season upon us, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and buy more than we need, for ourselves and for others. Here are ten tips for how you can help reduce plastic pollution and other waste around the holidays.

Plastic bag bans: a dozen cities and counting

By | John Ammondson
Fellow

As concern about the impacts of plastic on our environment has continued to mount, city level bans on single-use plastic grocery bags have been sweeping across Oregon.

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